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Four C-level Analytics Secrets to Grow Revenue
Commentary  |  7/13/2018
Putting data and analytics tools into the hands of business users is one key to developing a data-driven organization.
Machine Learning Workflow: A New Product Category Is Born
Commentary  |  7/12/2018
Developing and deploying software based on machine learning is a very different animal in terms of process and workflow.
Data Transparency for a Recovering Detroit
Data Transparency for a Recovering Detroit
InformationWeek Videos  |  7/12/2018
Detroit CIO, Beth Niblock, explains the process of creating data transparency in the wake of Detroit's bankruptcy.
Most Health Organizations Can't Ensure Responsible AI Use
News  |  7/12/2018
A report finds that most industry execs haven't yet committed to investing in AI data verification technology.
Novartis Seeks Hidden Cures in Machine Learning, AI
News  |  7/11/2018
Novartis' Global Drug Development has completed the first phase of a digital transformation that has enabled it to better leverage one of its best assets -- data.
Clear the Real-World Barriers to Better Data Utilization
Commentary  |  7/11/2018
Success with IT initiatives isn't just about creating data; it's about making good use of that data.
The Top 3 Priorities for CIOs
Commentary  |  7/11/2018
CIOs who want their companies to succeed with digital transformation need to have a long-term approach, focusing on the long-tail benefits.
Report: AI Is More Hype Than Reality
News  |  7/10/2018
The 2018 Interop ITX State of AI report includes some sobering statistics that will sound familiar to many business and IT leaders.
Change Your IT Culture with 5 Core Questions
Change Your IT Culture with 5 Core Questions
InformationWeek Videos  |  7/10/2018
Peyton Maynard-Koran, senior director of worldwide infrastructure at Whole Foods, provides some questions that will help you evaluate the role of your IT organization and ensure an open and productive environment.
10 Tips for Managing Cloud Costs
Slideshows  |  7/10/2018
Cloud cost management is a key pain point for enterprises, but these expert tips can help optimize your cloud spending.
Is Your Technology Holding Your Company Back?
Commentary  |  7/10/2018
Two emerging technology concepts -- blockchain and microservices -- are critical to enterprises hoping to find success in technology-based partnerships.
The Truth About Blockchain
News  |  7/9/2018
The distributed ledger technology called blockchain is getting a lot of attention right now. Is it the right solution for your IT project?
8 Things They Don't Teach You in Project Management School
Commentary  |  7/9/2018
Project management is about more than shepherding software through the development process. Don't forget the humans and the team dynamic.
Collaborative Design: Let the Customer Guide the Way
Commentary  |  7/9/2018
Communication between organizations -- IT buyers and suppliers -- today should be viewed as a dialogue that extends beyond selling and customer support to driving business strategy and product design.
Job Loss and AI: Startups Accentuate the Positive
News  |  7/6/2018
A new report from Village Capital highlights the opportunities for startups to contribute to a positive future for workers in a world re-shaped by the input of artificial intelligence and automation.
The Generational Shift in IT Drives Change for IT Pros
Commentary  |  7/6/2018
Advances in technology mean a shift in IT roles, with IT pros having to be more forward-looking and focused on new services that enhance business agility.
Make the Leap from IT 'Pro' to IT 'Manager'
Commentary  |  7/5/2018
Follow these four steps and you can better position yourself for a management role by shifting from a technology-first to a business-first perspective.
The Flexible IT Team, Its Strengths and Flaws
News  |  7/5/2018
IT teams no longer subsist on full-time employees alone; they also include contract and freelance talent. The combination of skills helps round out an IT team. However, sometimes contingent and full-time employees don't get along.
Consider a Bell-Curve based Agile Delivery Model
Commentary  |  7/5/2018
Getting started in new and complex client environments, a Bell-Curve based Agile delivery model may help reduce risks and offer a better probability of success.
The Future of Edge Computing: Not Just for IoT
Commentary  |  7/4/2018
With the continuing avalanche of computing demand and data moving compute and data closer to the user is now a necessity.
Fundings Provide a Peek into Emerging Tech
News  |  7/3/2018
Venture and angel fundings highlight where new technologies and companies are on the cusp of growth.
How to Woo Data Scientists to Your Enterprise
News  |  7/2/2018
What factors motivate data scientists and other data analytics professionals to take new jobs? A new survey looks at factors including salary, opportunities to learn, challenging work, and benefits.
Amazon and Marriott Want to Modernize Hotel Experiences
News  |  6/29/2018
The hospitality industry wants to make travel experiences as "friction-free" as possible. Amazon and Marriott are advancing that concept by placing Amazon Echo speakers in hotel rooms so guests' desires can be fulfilled with mere utterances.
Forget the Robot Apocalypse: Learn How and Why to Automate
Commentary  |  6/29/2018
Enterprise executives considering an automation initiative need to be clear with internal and external stakeholders about how automation fits into the organization's priorities.
The Big Data Question: To Share or Not To Share
News  |  6/28/2018
Your business's unique data may be your enterprise's greatest asset. Should you share it with partners and vendors, or should you keep it proprietary?
10 Hottest Job Skills for Young IT Workers
Slideshows  |  6/28/2018
Technology job seekers under 40 are looking for positions that include these keywords.
Why Enterprises Struggle with Hybrid Cloud and DevOps
News  |  6/27/2018
More enterprises are moving to the cloud and implementing DevOps, containers and microservices, but their efforts are falling short of expectations. A recent study from the Ponemon Institute identifies some of the core challenges they face.
The Holy War of Enterprise Tech: One Cloud Isnít Enough
Commentary  |  6/26/2018
Enterprises may be asking for trouble if they go with a single-cloud strategy.
Getting into Analytics: One Professional's Story, Advice
News  |  6/26/2018
Aimee Lessard didn't start off as a high-ranking analyst with the intelligence community and data analytics private sector companies. She learned on the job. Here are some of her recommendations for how to get started with analytics, machine learning and AI.
3 Things Execs Should Know About Machine Learning
Commentary  |  6/25/2018
Implementing machine learning isn't just about the technology; it requires organizational changes too.
Doing Computer Vision Without Cameras
Commentary  |  6/25/2018
The way you walk, the way radio waves reflect off your body, and your body's thermal signature all play into the ability for AI to identify you without the use of a camera.
AI and IoT: Techís New BFFs
Commentary  |  6/22/2018
Enterprise interest in the Internet of Things and artificial intelligence are coming together, with AI helping the IoT do its job.
Teradata Suit Says SAP Stole Tech Behind HANA
News  |  6/21/2018
A lawsuit filed by Teradata alleges that SAP lured the company into a joint venture to develop a bridge database for analytics. Soon after it was created and proven in a customer site, SAP pulled the plug. But a few days later it introduced HANA, which did the same thing.
Will Containers Replace VMs?
Commentary  |  6/21/2018
While an across-the-board migration from virtual machines to containers isn't likely, there are issues developers and operations personnel should consider to ensure the best solution for the enterprise.
3 Ways IT Leaders Can Deliver Business Transformation
Commentary  |  6/20/2018
As the world of technology continues to change at a rapid pace, so do the roles and responsibilities of IT leaders.
Big Data in the Cloud: Avoiding Vendor Lock-in
News  |  6/20/2018
More enterprise application and big data vendors are pursuing a cloud-agnostic strategy -- supporting AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud. Big data platform provider Hortonworks is taking that strategy one step farther.
Mid-career Decision Point: New IT Certifications?
Commentary  |  6/20/2018
Knowledge and skills are your most important career tools. Here's how to prove you're staying on top of the game.
Cut Data Center Costs Without Sacrificing Performance
Commentary  |  6/19/2018
While organizations are placing greater demand on data centers, IT managers do have ways to work within tight budgets.
Why Enterprises Should Experiment With Blockchain
Commentary  |  6/19/2018
Blockchain isn't yet a silver bullet for businesses, but nonetheless it's evolving at a pace that demonstrates value for enterprise-level companies
The Right Fit: Choosing an AI Strategy
News  |  6/19/2018
Dun & Bradstreet is transforming its own internal AI and analytics operations, even as it helps customers with their analytics and machine learning transformations.
5 Lessons for SREs and Their Teams
Slideshows  |  6/18/2018
Now that SRE has become a cool job there's been some washing of the title. Sysadmins and IT ops are being rebranded as SREs without businesses actually making any the changes to their tasks. Here's what you should expect as an SRE as well as tips for excelling in the role.
Self-taught Kaggle Champ: Engineering to Data Science to AI
News  |  6/15/2018
You don't need a degree in data science to become a top professional in the field. Here's how one Kaggle data science champion taught himself. Now Gilberto Titericz is moving from Airbnb to AI startup Ople.
3 Considerations When Implementing Digital Transformation
Commentary  |  6/15/2018
Get your digital transformation initiative off on the right foot by addressing three basic issues right up front.
5 Steps to Put a Faltering DevOps Plan Back on Track
Commentary  |  6/14/2018
The best laid plans of DevOps adopters often go awry. Here's how you can fix things.
Understand the Power of Internal APIs
Commentary  |  6/13/2018
Missing the transition from legacy integration to using APIs to connect internal systems might prove the difference between business success and failure.
How One Manufacturer Developed its Own SaaS
News  |  6/13/2018
In the future every company will become a software company, building their own applications backed by advanced analytics, and delivered as software as a service. For some companies, the future is arriving now.
Global IaaS Providers; Where Does Alibaba Cloud Fit?
Commentary  |  6/13/2018
While Alibaba is on the radar as a global Infrastructure-as-a-Service player, several factors can make US companies wonder if the Chinese firm is a match for them.
5 Free Online Machine Learning Courses
Slideshows  |  6/12/2018
Demand for machine learning professionals is growing faster than for any other job. If you are looking to gain the skills needed for that next stage in your career, check out our short list of free online machine learning courses.
What the Evolving Icebox Says About the Role for IT
Commentary  |  6/11/2018
IT is no longer just about keeping the lights on. These days organizations are relying on IT to help deliver a competitive edge through digitization.
Why AI is So Brilliant and So Stupid
Commentary  |  6/11/2018
For all of the promise that artificial intelligence represents, a successful AI initiative still requires all of the right pieces to come together.
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